James Krueger

Researchers discover chemical sleep mechanism

SPOKANE – WSU researchers have discovered the mechanism by which the brain switches from a wakeful to a sleeping state. The finding clears the way for a suite of discoveries, from sleeping aids to treatments for stroke and other brain injuries.   “We know that brain activity is linked to sleep, but we’ve never known […]

Neuroscientist named sleep society’s distinguished scientist

PULLMAN — James M. Krueger, a professor of neuroscience at Washington State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, received the 2006 Distinguished Scientist Award at the Sleep Research Society’s annual meeting in Salt Lake City, Utah.  The Distinguished Scientist Award is the highest award presented by the society. Awarded annually, it is presented for significant, original […]

Medical alliance assembles

In a move to leverage the significant health care sector in Spokane and the presence of Washington State University and other educational and research institutions in the region, an alliance focused on medical research will be established in Spokane. Dennis Dyck, associate dean for research at WSU Spokane, has been named the initial coordinator. An […]